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...and with a wingspan of 40½ feet, Hornet C models have been deployed since the late 1980s.Built by contractor McDonnell Douglas, the jets are capable of flying at speeds greater than Mach 1.7 and altitudes of more than 50,000 feet, according...
Children of San Francisco policeman sue Alaska Airlines over crash

...confident the company's quality control procedures were not the cause of the crash. McDonnell Douglas built the plane in 1992. Boeing bought McDonnell Douglas in 1997. ''Every plane we deliver is certified by the Federal Aviation Administration...
Focus of Flight 261 probe shifts to Boeing

...on the overall jackscrew mechanism. To win certification of the DC-9/MD-80 stabilizer system in the 1960s, McDonnell Douglas designers -- the company has since been acquired by Boeing -- had to provide the Federal Aviation Administration...

...he served for a short time in the U.S. Marine Corps, then worked from 1940 to 1950 in the personnel office of McDonnell Douglas in California. In the early 1950s, Mr. Westphal was self-employed as a commercial fisher and worked for the...
Tana C. Stiffler

...Epperson, in 1995 and moved to St. Louis, where she had four children. During the next 15 years, she worked for McDonnell Douglas as an electrician technician.She married her second husband, Larry Helf, in Astoria, Ore. and had another child...
Airline sued by woman who lost husband in crash

...sought. Named as defendants were Alaska Airlines; McDonnell Douglas Corp., which manufactured the MD-83 plane; and Boeing Co., which now owns McDonnell Douglas. Other defendants were expected to be named later...
John G. McGarry

...California for more than 30 years where they raised their four children and he worked as a transportation manager for McDonnell Douglas Corp. In August 1984, he retired and they moved to Kasilof. "Thus began a new era of his life where he had the...
Search on for part that may have broken off plane

...slats on the wings retracted, said John Thom, a spokesman for Boeing Corp., which bought the plane's builder, McDonnell Douglas, in 1997. ''You're above the structural limitations of the airplane,'' said William Waldock, associate...


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